The center was created by president and program director, Pat Manocchia. Our core staff consists of an elite group of practitioners in a variety of disciplines. In addition to a hand-picked group of exercise specialists and physiologists, our staff is comprised of physicians and professionals in the fields of internal medicine, orthopedics, nutrition, psychology, clinical social work, physical therapy, chiropractic care, cardiology, acupuncture, and massage therapy. Our staff is affiliated with Mt. Sinai Hospital, New York Hospital/Cornell Medical Center, The Hospital for Special Surgery, Beth Israel Hospital, and The New School. All staff members are integral in the development and application of all health maintenance programming and are available to our clients on an ongoing basis. We believe that dialogue is a crucial factor in the success of our programs and we encourage it between any and all of our staff.